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Oxfam Novib – Job Profile
Job Title
Duty Station
Type of Contract
Reporting to
Partnership and Capacity Development Lead
Oxfam Novib, Country Office Islamabad
D1 (1,358,488/- Per annum (divided into 12 instalments)
One Year
Islamabad, Pakistan with extensive field visits (75% time)
Fix Term National Contract (Project)
Associate Country Director (ACD)
Not Applicable
Objective of the position:
Capacity development of civil society is a key component of all Oxfams work. We believe that it is
impossible to address poverty and injustice in a sustainable way, without strengthening the capacity of
citizens to find solutions to their needs and influence decisions that affect their lives. We are looking for
a colleague that can lead in our capacity development work to ensure individual employees and
organizations as a whole are able to do their jobs and develop themselves professionally; improve the
quality of our programmes and campaigns; and contribute to strengthening the ability of civil society
partners to reach their goals.
Main tasks
Help develop and roll out an assessment tool on capacity building based on already existing tools
(for example 5C and Ramon)
Develop and implement a Capacity Development agenda based on the needs of Oxfam staff and
partner organizations.
Build upon the existing capacity building work within our programmes and campaigns.
Responsible for the implementation of the approach, the use of instruments, sharing of results,
training of colleagues.
Fundraising for further resources to build the capacity building agenda.
Analyse what is effectively working and not working within the capacity development trajectory.
Document lessons learned and share within the wider Oxfam.
You have
An academic degree in a relevant field such as international development, political sciences,
humanities or social sciences, etc.
Experience in capacity building; coaching and delivering training at an individual and group level;
Information management and IT skills with a good attention to detail;
Strong numeracy and financial skills, particularly in developing budgets, financial
management/monitoring and reporting;
Good written skills with proven ability to develop and present proposals and donor reports, for both
internal and external audiences;
High level of analytical skills and critical thinking;
The ability to work effectively with others influencing, supporting, following as required within an
international and dynamic work environment;
The ability to network and represent Oxfam to donors and external institutions;
The ability to manage his/her time effectively. Willing and able to adapt priorities in order to
respond to changing demands;
Marketing qualification or relevant;
A broad understanding of INGO programming and donor relations;
Knowledge and experiences of Oxfam’s Program Work and systems;
The willingness to travel.
Understanding of local community and areas – and local Language is preferred
Fluent written and spoken English and Urdu. Knowledge of languages will be an added advantage.
Competency profile:
Planning and organisation
Written communication
Level 3
Level 3
Level 3
Level 3
Who Should Apply for this Position?
Oxfam Novib believes in maintaining diversity of its workforce. We encourage women and persons from
marginalized groups having relevant experience to apply. We are looking for the following skills and
Application procedure:
We are thankful for your kind interest to work with Oxfam Novib. We encourage you to apply for this
Please send your application at the earliest. The closing date for the post is May 15th 2015.
Oxfam Novib is an equal opportunity organization. Women & Minorities are encouraged to apply. Please
send your application in writing, including a motivation letter and curriculum vitae to the following
address (Email Address: O[email protected]
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Please clearly write the title of the position in Subject of your email “Application for the Post of
“Partnership and Capacity Development Lead”.